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Baden-Baden is a famous spa town north of Freiburg.  Unfortunately, the thermal baths here are not open to kids.  Nevertheless, we had a beautiful walk through the swanky city and an awesome visit to the castle ruins about the city.  These were some of our favourite ruins with tall towers and walkways on the higher […]

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Freiburg, Finland, Falls

Winter has limited our excursions somewhat, primarily because we have been busy working.  I wrapped up teaching for the semester, and Andreas has had a student here from Canada.  Kai is busy learning German and playing Lego, and he has limited patience for excursions in the cold.  Well, that is until he realizes that he […]

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Germans gone wild

The second week of our Christmas marathon was as exciting as the first.  On the 25th, we travelled to Cuxhaven on the coast of the North Sea in order to visit Andreas’ aunt Lieselotte. Kai was very perturbed that he was being asked to leave his newly-acquired Lego airport behind.  Only the double-decker train could […]

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